TITLE: TV One Screenplay Competition 2017
TYPE: Feature Length Film Screenplay 84 to 90 pages.
QUALIFICATIONS: The “TV One Screenplay Competition” (the “Contest”) is open only to legal residents who are physically located in one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, and are at least twenty-one (21) years of age or older. Employees of Sponsor, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, distributors and other prize suppliers, directors, officers, and each of their immediate family members (spouse, domestic partner, parents, legal guardians, in-laws, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren) and/or those living in the same household (whether legally related or not) of each are not eligible to enter the Contest or win. Void where prohibited by law.Previous Grand Prize Winners of the Contest are not eligible to enter again.
DEADLINE: Submit online by 11:59 pm EST, February 16, 2017
PRIZES: 3 finalists will receive a trip to the 21st Annual American Black Film Festival in Miami, Florida, taking place June 14, 2017 through June 18, 2017. In addition to the trip, 1 Grand Prize winner will receive $5000 and the opportunity to have their script turned into a TV One film.
Encourage filmmakers to offer a fresh perspective and submit contemporary stories with a focus on the American black cultural experience with wide audience appeal.
Encourage filmmakers to creatively center around entertaining, heart-felt and relatable topics that resonate and appeal to African American audiences.
Expand upon the genres/formats that tell these entertaining stories. Genres include, but are not limited to comedies, romantic comedies, dramas, and family adventures (submissions should be non-period stories).